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to pursue citizenship. legislation could be introduced this march. >> ama: vice president joe biden is putting the finishing touches on series of gun proposals but the white house may not find support for those ideas in congress. >> reporter: the president of the national rifle association says the nra has enough votes to block a ban on military style rifles. >> the likelihood they are not going to get an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> joe biden is set to deliver his proposals for tougher gun control laws to president obama next week. he is expected to reintroduce the assault rifle ban. universal background checks, right now they are only required when a gun is purchased at a retailer. it would close the loopholes and require background checks for any sale of a gun. and limiting ammunition clips, limiting them to ten rounds. a top lawmaker is calling on retailers to suspend assault type rifles until congress acts. >> they are flying off the shelves at our gun stores. >> it has caused a near stampede of gun buying. people lined up around the block at this gun show in m
is to wash your happened-- wash your hands. reporting live janine de la vega. >>> vice president joe biden continues his gun violence meetings. this time he will meet with members of congress. tomorrow vice president will give president obama his recommendations for new gun control policies. coming up at 5:15 the national rifle association predicts how congress would vote on an assault weapons ban. >>> one month after the newtown, connecticut school shooting people there are now talking about what should be done with santa hook elementary school. at a meeting yesterday there were differing opinions on whether students and staff should ever go back to the building where a gunman killed 20 first graders and six teachers. some say the school should be torn down, replaced with a memorial to honor those that were killed december 14th. >> knock that school down and make it sacred ground. memorial to all the people that were destroyed that day. >> knocking down the school would be knocking down the memories of all the children that went there. >> this coming friday there will be another meeting a
and a rigorous background check. >>> tomorrow, vice president joe biden is expected to give president obama his recommendation on how to curb gun violence. meanwhile, the head of the nra david king offered his own idea on how to stop gun violence. here's what he said on cnn's "state of the union." >> one of the things that we have pushed for, for a number of years is including those who have been adjudicated to be mental incompetent and potentially dangerous on the list of those people who are prohibited from buying firearms. that has not been done. >> he believes republican lawmakers will not support an outright ban on assault weapons. on cbs' "face the nation," senator john mccain said he would not support such legislation. >>> residents of newtown, connecticut are debating the future of sandy hook elementary school. reopen it or tear it down? the site of last month's mass shooting killed 20 children and six adults. it's still a crime scene. sandy hook students and teachers are holding classes at school in a neighboring town. yesterday newtown residen
to curb gun violence tomorrow. the president went over some recommendations with joe biden today. mr. obama will announce his proposals surrounded by children who wrote him in the wake of the sandy hook shooting. the white house is prepare forward a fight. >> the president is committed to pushing these proposals. he is not naive about the challenges that exist. >> he is expected to push for an assault weapons ban, expanded background check, and limited sales of high-capacity magazines. >>> new york lawmakers just passed the toughest gun restrictions in the country. the law includes an immediate ban on semi-automatic rifles and handguns with "a military-style feature." it also seeps to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. the governor signed the measure into law less than an hour after the legislature passed it. >>> hundreds of gun owners showed up in marin county to trade in their guns for money. some of them walked away with ious instead. >> reporter: the aim, to get guns off the streets. >> i we think need to degun america. we're not out in the forest killing animals for
. >>> vice president joe biden has given his ideas to the president on how to curb gun violence in the country. now mr. obama is expected to announce his plan tomorrow. he will need congressional support for some things but as danielle nottingham reports he may not for others. >> reporter: air force veteran mike emerson uses his trip to this northern virginia gun range to unwild. >> all i do is [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: besides a handgun, he also fires a semi-automatic assault weapon at the range. he says reinstating the assault weapons ban won't stop criminals from getting the gun. it will only keep it from people who obey the law. >> people who are responsible like me will not be able to do with we like to do safely. >> reporter: president obama is going over recommendations to curb gun violence with the vice president today. as early as wednesday, he could announce his proposals but some are already meeting resistance here on capitol hill. republicans led a reading of the constitution on the house floor today. >> the right of the people
president joe biden is meeting with house members today about gun control. the president said he would give details from the gun violence task force sometime later this week. at the white house, danielle nottingham, cbs 5. >>> the 16-year-old who opened fire inside a california high school last week has been charged as an adult. the boy now identified as brian oliver facing attempted murder charges. on thursday, police say he brought a shotgun to class to taft union high school. one student was shot, a second injured trying to get away before a teacher finally talked oliver into putting the gun down. >>> some good news for bush 41. the former president has been released from the houston hospital where he spent the last two months receiving treatment for bronchitis and fever. he is on the mend. >>> checking the bay area watch now, one person was injured in an apartment fire in berkeley overnight. flames broke out around midnight at the building on 2300 block of acton street. one resident suffered smoke inhalation and burns to the arm. none of the o
obama and vice-president joe biden attended a wreath layinging at the cemetery -- a we will laying at the cemetery. >>> high surf advisory is in effect at bay area beaches. it will continue through this afternoon. swells between seven and 10 feet are expected. some will reach up to 0 feet. beach goers and fishermen are told to use caution. alex savidge is live at half moon bay with the extreme surfing set to start an hour from now. good morning, alex. >> reporter: well, that's right we are here at pillar point harbor in half moon bay. i talked with one of the competitors. he is very excited and keep in mind, this is the first time they held the mavericks surf contest since 2010. so a lot of buzz this morning. this is what it looked like on the harbor. servers were getting boards ready and they are going to get ready to get on the contest that starts a short time from now. fans out here as well. everyone is fired up for the big event. surfers expecting a nice mix of big swells. and keep in mind, this area near pillar point is full of hazards, that's what makes it so intriguing. stro
-president joe biden is continuing to prepare recommendations for gun legislation. we will tell you will he's meeting with to date at 5:34 a.m.. >> and justin timber lake is back with more music! we will talk about his new release at 5:56 a.m.. >> >> welcome back the time now is 5:29 a.m.. the big stories the san francisco 49ers are in the nfc championship game. the second straight year. the niners will take on the falcons this sunday in atlanta. it is noon our time some gather around a tv for the game. more problems for boeing 787 dreamliner. a fuel leak was reported yesterday's. it is the same one that had a leak last week. >> we're watching bay area weather breaking up to more cold temperatures of revisory in effect for the north bay until 9:00 a.m. we have our own jackie sissel he is our solo reporter. note to sell. pat, some long johns. it is cold out here a good reason to have the freeze advisory in the north bay. we are sitting at 31 degrees. it is below freezing. yesterday was illegal in fact, it was so cold the pipes froze inside my house. there was no water. i have to wait to 10:0
. the president, first lady and vice president joe biden and his wife, jill will also participate. this year's inauguration is expected to be scaled down from 2009. about 900-thousand people are expected to attend. thats also down compared to four years ago. president obama will have two swearing-ins: a public ceremony on monday and a private one tomorrow. if you call about nine- hundred thousand people 'scaled down'. officials say-for president obama's second inauguration, washington's national mall will have about half as many people as it did in 2009. undertaking. millions a- buzz with ceremony. symbolism. that big-event about 250-thousand people have coveted tickets- for president's platform. four-years ago, many who had on the periphery of the then be told you gotta go ceremony on monday, a live during the kron-4 morning news on monday. it will start at 8-30 in the morning. and we'll also have the inaugural parade live on our 24-7 bay area news channel - starting at 10-35. >> california crosses a new threshold in the flu epidemic. friday, california joined the c-d-c's list of states whe
joe biden tomorrow to discuss steps to curb gun violence. he's received a list of what he called sensible xhons steps from biden's gun policy task force. the task force recommendations are expected to include requiring background checks for all gun purchases, limiting the number of rounds allowed in magazines and a revival of the ban on assault weapons. the president delivered a stern message to congress today to raise the country's $16.4 trillion debt ceiling. >> if congressional republicans refuse to pay american's bills on time, social security checks and veterans' benefits will be delayed. we might not be able to pay our troops or honor our contracts with small business owners so to even entertain the idea of this happening, of the united states of america not paying its bills is irresponsible. >> in a news conference, the president warned that not increasing the debt limit is irresponsible and would harm the economy. republicans in the house want spending cuts if the debt ceiling is raised. >>> on wall street, stocks traded mostly sideways as the markets finished mixed. dow
to get an assault weapons ban through coming. >> joe biden is set to liver his proposals for tougher laws to president obama this week. she expected to recommend reinstituting the assault rifle ban. one was passed in 1994 and expired 10 years later with its effectiveness still debated. universal background checks are required only when a gun is purchased at a retailer. new checks would close the so-called gun show loophole and go even further requiring a check for any private sale of a gun. and limiting magazine clips. some call it a war on amo banning high capacity clips, limiting them to perhaps 10 wounds. 10 rounds. top democratic law i can makers asking for them to suspend until it ends. >> assault rifles and magazine clips are falling off the shelves. >> ironically all of the talk caused a near stampeed of gun buying. people lined up around the block at this gun show in man manchester, new hampshire. another gun show drew protesters from both sides. >> this is an opportunity to stand up against gun violence. >> the vast, vast, vast majority of people use guns responsibly and legally.
on recommendations from vice president joe biden's task force. likely proposals include mental health background checks, longer prison sentences for gun traffickers, and more information on violent videogames. he also wants a ban on assault rifles but many gun rights advocates including mike emerson are opposed. >> the people who want them to get them to do evil things won't be deterred by a ban. >> reporter: the president faces opposition from the nra and lawmakers on capitol hill. even top democrats do not believe an assault weapons ban can pass through congress. the president says if congress cannot pass federal legislation he may use an executive order. >> if there is a step we can take that will save even one child from what happened in newtown, we should take that step. >> reporter: parents of the children killed in newtown, connecticut talked to reporters for the first time on monday. they are forming an organization called "sandy hook promise" aimed at preventing another tragedy. >> i do not want to be someone sharing my experience and consoling anothe
found oakland mayor jean quan here. vice president joe biden urged mayors to act now on gun control. >> oakland and california have these very strong gun-control laws, but i still have teenagers with ak-47's on the streets of oakland, because they can come in by mail. so we really have to have a national law that requires at least id checks and criminal background checks. >> reporter: quan is lobbying for the hiring of former los angeles police chief bratton in oakland. bratton, an outspoken proponent of the stop-and-frisk policy, has recently been a target of protests in oakland. >> i'm not here to defend every policy or everything chief bratton has done. but i do know this. that crime in los angeles went down. >> reporter: but that controversy may pale in comparison to the kind of gridlock that could take place. >> does it seem realistic at this point to think that could pass with such a divided congress? >> well, it has to go to the public. i think the more unified the public is on gun violence prevention, the more congress will act upon it.
, vice president joe biden continues his gun violence meetings. this time he'll be meeting with members of congress. tomorrow the vice president will give president obama his recommendations for new gun control policies. coming up for you at 7:15, the national rifle association makes a prediction of how congress would vote on an assault weapons ban. >>> also new this morning, president obama will hold his first news conference of the new year at 8:15 this morning. among the issues the president is expected to deal with, looming fiscal fights with congress and his efforts to control guns. we'll listen in on some of the president's remarks live once he begins to speak. >>> 7:06. large ships could soon face new restrictions when sailing under the bay bridge. this comes after an empty oil tanker hit a tower of bridge last week. officials say there was limited visibility due to fog when the tanker collided with the fender of the tower causing up to $4 million in damage. the harbor safety committee is now revisiting guide lines about sailing in fog which exempts the bay bridge and golden gate
tonight. >>> tomorrow vice president joe biden is expected to bring similar recommendations to the president. biden was acy signed to head a task force following the sandy hook massacre. today marks one month since the shooting in newtown. 20 students and six educators, many of the victims' parents gathered today to announce the formation of the sandy hook promise. the mission, to honor the 26 lives lost. it also calls for open discussion on gun ownership, mental health and the safety of america's children. >> this is a promise we make to our precious children because each child, every human life, is filled with promise and though we continue to be filled with unbearable pain we choose love, belief, and hope instead of anger. >> at this time organizers of the group say they're not taking sides in the debate but will in the future. >>> overseas a second brutal gang rape in india. the victim another bus passenger. police have arrested seven suspects accused of attacking a 29-year-old woman on friday night. authorities say the bus driver refused to drop her off at her requested
capacity magazines and stricter background check system. today vice president joe biden presented his findings to the president after a week and a half of meetings with bay area groups including the national rifle association and video game makers and mental health experts. there's a political fight to any gun control measures that los support since the newtown massacre. >>> a moving tribute for one of the victims of that shooting. the town a teacher who shielded her students from the gunman inside sandy hook will be honored. the new school is set to open in 2014. >>> an extremely violent day in syria after twin explosions at a large university. the explosions killed more than 80 people. each side of the syrian conflict is blaming the other for the attack. the nearly two-year civil war killed at least 60,000 people. more than 50 countries on the u.n. security council want syrian war crimes referred to the international criminal court. russia is against it. >>> international efforts are intensifying in support of france's efforts to weed out rebels. france has sent hundreds of soldiers
going on in washington. vice president joe biden has had a series of meetings to hopefully build a consensus among the nra, gun owners and gun opponents. they want to try to prevent more tragedy like at sandy hook and possibly pass a ban on assault weapons. they said it's created fear among many gun owners. >> because obama wants to take everybody's guns away so they are here buying ammo and guns and getting ready for the next revolution. [laughter] >> gun show president bob templeton attended the meetings in washington. >> further restrictions on the second amendment are not on the table for discussion. >> templeton said that's his. stand, as well as the nras. he said some consensus was reached as far as background checks for criminals and mental health records, but he thinks the administration is having the meetings for show. >> it was constructive dialogue but i think they had their mind made up when they came into the meeting. >> the task force on guns is expected to present their recommendations by the end of the month. templeton said he expects about 8,000 people here at th
at the u.s. conference of mayors. vice president joe biden will address the topic at the conference tomorrow. several mayors are seeking regional cooperation when it comes to the sale of guns and types of ammunition. friday and saturday the topics will include job creation, immigration and the fiscal cliff agreement. bay area mayors as well. the chief of oakland says one of her key missions will be talking to law enforcement experts about crime fighting tactics. oakland's public safety committee recommended against bringing in well-known policing expert bill bradley. >>> a charge of car theft doesn't usually prompt a request to move a trial but when the car in question is a $200,000 lamborghini belonging to the top chef, that changes things. trying to move the trial saying the theft of the high-profile car has drawn such intense publicity he can't find an impartial jury. he is accused of firing a gun at a teenaged couple. the bullets missed them but they were hit by broken glass. the attorney also wants that case tried separately in that car. >> surf is up sunday at mavericks. organ
tennessee. good afternoon, let me begin by thanking our vice president joe biden for his dedication to this issue and for bringing so many voices to the table. while reducing gun violence is a complicated challenge we have to protect our children from harm and it should not be a--over the months since the tragedy in newtown we heard from so many people and not of them have been more effective than those gorgeous children that were lost. their teachers or also lost. we are grateful for all of you take your time out and to recognize that we honor their memory carr. we also heard from some unexpected people. i started to get a lot of letters from children and for them are here today. they are pretty it representatives of some of the messages that i receive. these are some very smart letters from some pretty smart young people. hanna which is a third grader. can you go ahead and wait. >> sarod, ico terrible for the parents lost their children. i love my country and i want everyone to be happy and safe. granted, where abraham. he stated that is to be some changes and that we should learn
in congress to block any new laws that would ban assault weapons. s as vice president joe biden finalize a package of recommendations to curb gun violence. >> bitinthe vice-president is to meet today with white house members to discuss ways to reduce gun violence. >> is expected to give the president a comfort of thcompree package of recommendations tomorrow. >> some lawmakers say the december massacre in newtown, conn. that killed 27 people as transform the country and americans are ready for stricter gun laws. >> we will see what is announced tomorrow. >> meanwhile it has been one month since the deadly sandy hook elementary school shooting, and the poll shows americans have become increasingly dissatisfied with the nation's gun laws. >> a new gallup poll shows 38 percent of americans are dissatisfied with current gun regulations and wants stricter laws put in place. >> that is a 13 point jump from one year ago. >> meanwhile, 43 percent dissatisfied with current laws down seven points from last year. >> another 5 percent said they were dissatisfied with current laws and regulations tha
. more than 42-hundred people were onboard the ship at the >> this week, vice president joe biden is expected to offer recommendations to president obama on ways to curb escalating gun violence in the u-s. as athena jones explains, religious groups are also at >> "you all know this is a complicated issue." >> reporter: gun control is front and center at the white house. and a matter of debate among christians. >> "there is a fascinating religious divide on the issue of gun control." a survey by the public institute-- conducted before stricter gun control laws, compared to about a third of white evangelical protestants and 42 percent of white mainline >> "it's just not about theology. it's also about culture and geography." the evangelicals are the most likely to own guns. many live in southern and rural areas where guns are a way of life. so what does the bible say about weapons? >> "scripture teaches that christians are not to take weapons and avenge other people. however, there is an affirmation that government has a divine role to punish evil doers." with polls showing increase
an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> reporter: vice president joe biden met with several stake holders in the gun debate last week. he's expected to make recommendations to the president on how to reduce gun violence by tuesday. in the meantime, one senator is calling on stores that sell firearms to take the first step. >> i'm urging our country's major gun retailers, like wal- mart and sports authority, to suspend sales of modern assault- style weapons until congress is able to fully consider and vote on legislation to curb gun violence. >> reporter: but while solutions are discussed in washington, the police investigation into the tragedy at sandy hook has not been concluded and newtown is still grieving. >> this is going to take a long time, even after that report comes out for this community to recover. >> reporter: april williams, ktvu channel 2news. >>> the mayor of a massachusetts town is launching a buyback, not of guns, but of violent video games. >> we know that if they were to take away all these things, it would still be bad people doing bad things. but in our small
the gun task force led by vice president joe biden. >>> meanwhile state lawmakers in new york are expected to pass the nation's most restricted gun laws to date. the measure has already passed the state senate and is now before the new york assembly increasing sentences for gun christ, ban internet sales of assault weapons and make it a misdemeanor for failing to safely store a weapon. governor andrew cuomo supports it. >>> marin county is having a gun buy-back event at several locations today between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. today. the locations are the police station in san rafael, larkspur, novato and point reyes station as well as saint andrew's church in marin city. people can turn in operable semi-automatic firearms in exchange for $200 and others will go for $100. >>> san jose has a new acting police chief. deputy chief larry esquivel will be the interim chief as chris moore retires friday. he has been with the san jose police department now for 27 years. he has been deputy chief since last february commanding the bureau of field operation
by vice president joe biden. >>> state lawmakers in new york are expected to pass the nation's most restrictive gun law later today. the measure has already passed the state senate and is now before the assembly. it would increase sentences for gun crimes, ban internet sales of assault weapons and make it a misdemeanor for failing to safely store weapons. >>> and marin county is having a gun buy-back event at several locations today between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. this evening. the locations are the police stations in san rafael, larkspur, novato and the point reyes station as well as saint andrew's church in marin city. people can turn in operable semi-automatic weapons in exchange for $200 and other firearms for $100. the program has a no questions asked policy. >>> san jose has a new acting police chief. didn'tty chief larry esquivel will serve as interim chief for chris moore retiring on friday. he has been with the san jose police department for 27 years. >>> other bay area headlines, this is closure day for some fire stations in contra costa coun
've been they're out of the vaccine. that's frustrating. >>> vice president joe biden is expected to recommend new gun control measures on tuesday. >> do you think an assault weapons ban can pass the congress? >> no. >> do you think it should? >> no. >>> unusual weather across the country. arctic air is putting california crops at risk and this cold snap could drive up grocery prices. >> everybody in the citrus business right now is worried. >>> best motion picture drama. the golden globe goes to "argo." >> best director, ben affleck. "argo." >> thank you all very much. >> i just have a sudden urge to say something that i've never really been able to air in public. i am single l. >>> residents of newtown, connecticut, are facing a decision one month after the shooting. should the building be torn down? >>> people are hunting pythons in florida. they can win prizes called the python challenge. >> we're poking and hoping. >> all that -- >>> and it is good! and the atlanta falcons will play in the nfc championship game. what a catch! vereen has his third touchdown.
at newtown reignited the debate on gun control. vice president joe biden heads a panel that will make recommendations to president obama on ways to curb gun violence. newtown police chief michael kehoe offers his opinion. >> ban assault weapons, restrict those magazines that so have so many bullets in them. >> catherine: as the debate rages in washington, the people of newtown look for ways to move forward. catherine heenan kron4 news. >> pam: there is a new battleground on in the war on terror -- but this time america is *not leading the charge. more tonight at 5-30. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >> one of the big questions we're talking about are the freezing temperatures. take a look it this that is frozen this is in napa valley. and how about this grass? you can really see it. we're always looking for your images. sending them it. we're always looking for your images. sending them in look at you gu
president obama is reviewing the recommendations from vice president joe biden and his task force on curbing gun violence. the president has signaled he is ready for a fight on that issue and much more. chuck todd is nbc's white house correspondent and political director. hi, chuck. >> reporter: good morning. this morning the president will unveil his gun proposals he would like to see passed. the realities of the tough politics of getting it through congress continue to hang in the air with even the president himself expressing some frustration that he realizes he won't get everything he wants. >> if there's a step we can take that will save even one child from what happened in newtown, we should take that step. >> reporter: one month after the newtown school shooting, president obama is set to unveil new gun policy proposals this week based on the work of vice president joe biden's task force. at a news conference monday, the president offered a preview. >> we have to have stronger background checks that we can do a much better job in terms of keeping these magazine clips with high capacit
begin by thanking our vice president, joe biden, for your dedication, joe, to this issue, for bringing so many different voices to the table, because while reducing gun violence is a complicated challenge, protecting our children from harm shouldn't be a divisible. over the month since the tragedy in newtown, we've heard from so many, and obviously none have affected us more than the families of those gorgeous children, and their teachers and guardians who were lost, and so we're grateful to all of you for taking the time to be here and recognizing that we honor their memories in part by doing everything we can to prevent this from happening again. but we also heard from some unexpected people, in particular, i started getting a lot of letters from kids, four of them are here today, grant fritz, julia stokes, hina ziha and teja good. they're pretty representative of some of the messages that i got. these are some pretty smart letters from some pretty smart, young people. hina, a third grader, you can go ahead and wave hina, that's you. hina wrote, "i feel terrible for the parents who l
in newtown, connecticut, this morning. thanks. >>> vice president joe biden meets with house members today as part of his effort to prevent gun violence. he is expected to make his recommendations on the issue to the president tomorrow. congress is unlikely to pass an assault weapons ban. me meanwhile on "meet the press" sunday, former secretary of state colin powell said the republican party is having an identity crisis. general powell, republican himself, also slammed his party for having a, quote, dark vein of intolerance. >>> new information this morning that the united states was involved in a failed rescue attempt in somali friday. president obama said u.s. forces provided, quote, limited tech nknick al support to french troops in their bid to rescue an intelligence agent being held ho hostage there. french intelligence says they believe the officer is dead. >>> have you felt a little empty inside since, say, 2006? be prepared to be whole again because sexy is back. justin timberlake releasing his first song in six years with a little help from jay-z. ♪ >> the track is called "suit
nbc news, the president and vice president joe biden will take the message on the road in the days and weeks ahead. doing it online with the #nowisthetime. kicking off the most ambitious federal campaign to kick off gun violence in decades, president obama wednesday made this heartfelt promise. >> i will put everything i've got into this, and so will joe. >> reporter: but some republicans are signaling it will be an uphill battle for the president. >> it won't be easy. legislation will be introduced and we'll look at it when it happens. >> reporter: marco rubio dismissed the president's plan. guns are not the problem. criminals with evidence nil their heart is. what's in the plan? a ban on military style assault weapons, limits op high-capacity magazines, that might have reduced the number of victims in recent shootings, universal background checks that could have prevented the columbine high school gunman from purchasing from a private seller. >> this is our first task as a society. keeping our children safe. >> reporter: to reinforce that point, mr. obama shared the stage with fo
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